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Address
2500 BERNVILLE ROAD
READING, PA, 19605
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (610) 378-2300

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Church
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,027
Pennsylvania:

$35,398
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,992
Pennsylvania:

$7,813
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.79%
State:

0.64%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,735
State:

$49,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,528
Pennsylvania:

$11,984
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.69%
Pennsylvania:

1.10%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,801
Pennsylvania:

$29,111
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,631
Pennsylvania:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.69%
Pennsylvania:

0.63%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,831
Pennsylvania:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,646
State:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

1.83%
State:

1.67%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,636
Pennsylvania:

$36,008
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,393
Pennsylvania:

$8,468
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.14%
Pennsylvania:

1.01%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,842
Pennsylvania:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,393
Pennsylvania:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.73%
Pennsylvania:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,085
Pennsylvania:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,784
State:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

3.11%
State:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,889
Pennsylvania:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,668
Pennsylvania:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.48%
State:

1.55%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,017
State:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,826
State:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

1.83%
Pennsylvania:

2.15%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,949
Pennsylvania:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,099
State:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

1.78%
Pennsylvania:

1.99%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,626
Pennsylvania:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,976
State:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.43%
State:

1.72%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,723
Pennsylvania:

$41,468
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,594
Pennsylvania:

$7,854
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

2.52%
State:

1.63%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,982
Pennsylvania:

$27,059
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,831
Pennsylvania:

$5,943
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.89%
Pennsylvania:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,829
State:

$40,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,814
State:

$8,470
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.54%
Pennsylvania:

0.61%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,577
State:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,835
Pennsylvania:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

2.57%
Pennsylvania:

3.72%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,206
State:

$21,079
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,912
State:

$4,697
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.54%
State:

0.36%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,600
State:

$22,815
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,854
Pennsylvania:

$4,922
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.64%
State:

0.41%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,358
Pennsylvania:

$29,883
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,996
Pennsylvania:

$6,883
Number of discharges: 73
This Hospital:

3.60%
State:

2.08%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,549
State:

$56,055
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,860
Pennsylvania:

$12,195
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.23%
State:

0.73%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,677
State:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,821
State:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

3.56%
State:

3.75%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,077
Pennsylvania:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,867
State:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 99
Here:

4.89%
Pennsylvania:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,092
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,721
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.28%
State:

1.61%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,736
Pennsylvania:

$51,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,276
State:

$12,050
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.68%
Pennsylvania:

1.07%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$64,317
State:

$94,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,883
Pennsylvania:

$21,768
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.69%
Pennsylvania:

0.21%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$83,486
State:

$155,828
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$33,090
Pennsylvania:

$38,158
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.74%
State:

0.50%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,906
State:

$36,649
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,667
Pennsylvania:

$7,863
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.68%
Pennsylvania:

1.56%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,291
Pennsylvania:

$28,288
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,706
Pennsylvania:

$5,649
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.84%
Pennsylvania:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,198
State:

$33,452
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,939
State:

$7,881
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.99%
State:

1.01%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,332
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,342
Pennsylvania:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

2.22%
Pennsylvania:

2.94%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,746
State:

$51,901
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,362
Pennsylvania:

$11,459
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.59%
Pennsylvania:

0.17%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,694
Pennsylvania:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,120
Pennsylvania:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 92
This Hospital:

4.54%
State:

5.31%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,836
Pennsylvania:

$79,691
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,333
Pennsylvania:

$17,879
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.59%
State:

0.67%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$111,147
Pennsylvania:

$156,225
Average Total Payments
Here:

$40,909
State:

$36,036
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.51%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,975
State:

$26,794
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,512
State:

$5,619
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.74%
Pennsylvania:

1.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,651
State:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,825
Pennsylvania:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

1.98%
Pennsylvania:

2.03%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,304
State:

$36,429
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,273
State:

$7,328
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.54%
Pennsylvania:

0.26%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,895
Pennsylvania:

$63,291
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,432
State:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.69%
State:

0.63%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,381
Pennsylvania:

$29,869
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,701
State:

$6,973
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.94%
Pennsylvania:

0.66%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,398
Pennsylvania:

$82,069
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,368
State:

$17,250
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.38%
State:

0.52%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$76,809
State:

$113,661
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$31,909
Pennsylvania:

$23,373
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.32%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,696
State:

$73,766
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,096
Pennsylvania:

$13,722
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

3.56%
State:

1.47%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,526
State:

$61,781
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,593
Pennsylvania:

$12,135
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.59%
Pennsylvania:

0.52%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,085
Pennsylvania:

$89,397
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,040
Pennsylvania:

$13,624
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.33%
Pennsylvania:

0.52%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,147
Pennsylvania:

$80,782
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,462
State:

$17,545
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.69%
Pennsylvania:

0.50%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,350
State:

$60,306
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,577
Pennsylvania:

$13,393
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.89%
Pennsylvania:

0.45%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,543
State:

$34,570
Average Total Payments
Here:

$72,798
State:

$11,356
Number of discharges: 143
This Hospital:

7.06%
Pennsylvania:

1.07%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,937
Pennsylvania:

$32,887
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,273
Pennsylvania:

$7,414
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.64%
Pennsylvania:

0.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,462
Pennsylvania:

$26,165
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,295
Pennsylvania:

$5,568
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.09%
State:

1.18%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,279
State:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,937
State:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

2.81%
State:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,955
Pennsylvania:

$43,566
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,846
State:

$11,198
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

1.93%
State:

1.49%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,697
Pennsylvania:

$54,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,553
State:

$12,976
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.89%
Pennsylvania:

0.97%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,976
State:

$74,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,907
State:

$16,074
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.09%
State:

0.96%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,642
Pennsylvania:

$28,738
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,856
State:

$5,717
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.54%
State:

0.75%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,400
Pennsylvania:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,136
State:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 80
Here:

3.95%
State:

3.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,592
Pennsylvania:

$28,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,785
State:

$7,480
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

1.98%
State:

1.62%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,288
State:

$24,920
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,628
State:

$5,242
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.79%
State:

0.72%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,653
State:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,787
State:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.43%
State:

2.73%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,225
State:

$41,229
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,021
State:

$9,510
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

2.42%
Pennsylvania:

1.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,419
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,716
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.64%
State:

1.11%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,616
Pennsylvania:

$100,572
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,803
State:

$26,454
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

0.77%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,360
State:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,826
Pennsylvania:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

2.47%
Pennsylvania:

2.49%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,739
State:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,260
State:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.99%
State:

1.38%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Ambulance (Owned) Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Audiology Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
  • Chemotherapy Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dental Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
  • Geriatric Psychiatric Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • ICU - Neonatal Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Neurosurgical Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Outppatient Psychiatric Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services
  • Urgent Care Center Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 57.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 390.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 744.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 4.00
Dieticians : 7.00
Occupational Therapists : 6.00
Physical Therapists : 17.00
Registered Pharmacists : 24.00
Respiratory Therapists : 25.00
Physicians : 20.00
Medical Social Workers : 8.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 42.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 3.00
Physician Assistants : 3.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 63.00
Nurse Practitioners: 3.00
Residents (Physicians) : 21.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 240
Total Certified: 166
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 14

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

19%
Pennsylvania:

18%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

30%
State:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
Pennsylvania:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

70%
Pennsylvania:

69%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

23%
Pennsylvania:

21%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
State:

60%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Pennsylvania:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Pennsylvania:

71%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

35%
Pennsylvania:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

53%
State:

52%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

85%
Pennsylvania:

83%
No
Here:

15%
State:

17%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

5%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

20%
Pennsylvania:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

75%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

18%
State:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

79%
State:

67%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

92.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

97.3%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

90.0%
Pennsylvania:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Here:

95.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

97.0%
Pennsylvania:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

94.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.6%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.6%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

90.0%
Pennsylvania:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

97.0%
Pennsylvania:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

13.4%
State:

14.8%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.7%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.1%
State:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.9%
State:

19.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

22.5%
Pennsylvania:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.6%
Pennsylvania:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.530%
Pennsylvania:

0.708%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.132%
Pennsylvania:

0.389%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.397%
Pennsylvania:

0.504%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.132%
State:

0.154%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

38.100%
Pennsylvania:

36.295%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

5.700%
Pennsylvania:

8.255%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.678%
State:

0.151%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.032%
Pennsylvania:

0.023%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

5.600%
Pennsylvania:

5.987%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

5.300%
Pennsylvania:

3.106%

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